About music theatre
Captivate audiences on stage and screen throughout the world and use your talents in musicals, plays, concerts, TV and film production. You could find yourself performing, presenting, entertaining at events, directing or producing performances, doing technical or hands-on work behind the scenes, or in education.
Studying music theatre at NASDA
The successful performer in today's industry needs to be versatile and dynamic.
Ara is proud to offer high quality performance training in music and theatre at the National Academy of Singing and Dramatic Art (NASDA).Study for the Bachelor of Performing Arts (Music Theatre), a unique qualification which combines Singing, Acting, Dance and Theatre Studies to produce a highly skilled 'triple threat' performer.
During this three year degree programme, we will help you develop the skills needed to succeed in the performing arts. We will give you plenty of practical experience in performance and production work and support this with studies in music theory, theatre history, technical theatre skills and research methods.
Our talented staff are dedicated to helping you make the most of your education, and you will benefit from their knowledge and experience working in the industry as musical directors, vocal coaches, arrangers, composers, actors, playwrights, choreographers.
Gain a solid grounding in acting, singing and dancing while developing the skills needed to succeed in a career in the performing arts and professional theatre with our NASDA (National Academy of Singing and Dramatic Art) programme.
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